Saul Perlmutter

Saul Perlmutter (born September 22, 1959) is an American astropheesicist at the Lawrence Berkeley Naitional Laboratory an a professor o pheesics at the Varsity o Californie, Berkeley. He is a member o the American Academy o Airts & Sciences, an wis electit a Fellae o the American Association for the Advancement o Science in 2003. He is an aa member o the Naitional Academy o Sciences. Perlmutter shared baith the 2006 Shaw Prize in Astronomy an the 2011 Nobel Prize in Pheesics wi Brian P. Schmidt an Adam Riess for providin evidence that the expansion o the universe is acceleratin.

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Saul Perlmutter
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Saul Perlmutter durin the Nobel week 2011
Born (1959-09-22) 22 September 1959 (age 62)
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
ResidenceUnitit States
Alma materHarvard (AB)
UC Berkeley (PhD)
Kent forAcceleratin universe / Dark energy
Hauf-marrae(s)Laura Nelson (1 child)
AwairdsErnest Orlando Lawrence Awaird (2002)
Shaw Prize in Astronomy (2006)
Gruber Prize in Cosmology (2007)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (2011)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUC Berkeley/LBNL
Doctoral advisorRichard A. Muller[1]


  1. Goldhaber, Gerson. "The Acceleration of the Expansion of the Universe: A Brief Early History of the Supernova Cosmology Project (SCP)". Proceedings of the 8th UCLA Dark Matter Symposium. Marina del Rey. arXiv:0907.3526. Bibcode:2009AIPC.1166...53G. doi:10.1063/1.3232196. |access-date= requires |url= (help)